Pig farmers in UK lose £10 every time they sell a Pig

Pig farmers in UK lose £10 every time they sell a Pig

Pig farmers in UK lose £10 every time they sell a Pig. Farmers from various parts of UK has called upon supermarkets, butchers and regular customers to support them to survive what they call “the worst period of low prices for over half a decade”.  Members including NFU Scotland and Quality Meat Scotland have appealed to the […]

Great potential for organic farming, says German Minister Schmidt

Great potential for organic farming, says German Minister Schmidt

German Federal Agriculture Minister Schmidt sees great potential for organic farmers, but he does not want to put pressure on the farmers. Federal Agriculture Minister Christian Schmidt encourages the German farmers in the face of fluctuating world market prices to enter into the organic farming. “The organic market further offers enormous potential, for farmers’ incomes”, the CSU politician said […]

Tough times for Irish Farmers as revenues decreased by 40 %

Tough times for Irish Farmers as revenues decreased by 40 %

  Farming incomes in Northern Ireland dove by more than 40% in a single year leading to fears that the industry might face a big challenge in the year ahead. Earnings tumbled from £312m to £183m around 2014 and 2015, a report revealed. The original values of the subsidies were £236m, which was higher than […]